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Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

A ship bringing corn to Lebanon is offering hope after becoming the first to depart a Ukrainian Black Sea port since Russia invaded. The war has threatened food supplies in countries like Lebanon, which has the world's highest rate of...
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Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

4 days ago   |   By Chron

BEIRUT - A ship bringing corn to Lebanon's northern port of Tripoli normally would not cause a stir. But it's getting attention because of where it came from: Ukraine's Black Sea port of Odesa.
The Razoni, loaded with more than 26,000 tons of corn for chicken feed, is emerging from the edges of a Russian war that has threatened food supplies in countries like Lebanon, which has the world's highest rate of food inflation - a staggering 122% - and depends on the Black Sea region for nearly all of its wheat.
The fighting has trapped 20 million tons of grains inside Ukraine, and the Razoni's...
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